How would your message change if your email client told you your phrasing is likely to be perceived as negative? What would you cook if you could explore ingredient and culinary style pairings you’ve never encountered? How could your research improve if answers came with confidence levels and supporting evidence you can explore? Welcome to the world of Cognitive Computing, the next wave of computing technology bridging the gap between computers and humans. While these possibilities may seem far off, you can build all of these today! Let’s explore.